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Logbook of a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents, ambergris, illnesses, deaths, injuries, a rescue, shipboard medicine, punishments, mutinous behavior, discovering a stowaway, fights, taking on provisions while in ports, and desertions. Also contains accounts, chronometer readings, and oil stowed. The keeper listed those who were sick in the logbook's margin, and the most common listing was venereal...
Topics: Poole,W. H.--(William H.), Hammond, James H, Tucker,John F. (John Fry)--1839-1886, Enos, Joseph,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean. Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, deaths at sea, interactions with indigenous people, punishment on ship, and women at sea. Also contains contains a description of a New Year's party, account of coal consumption, and weather log. Other places represented include Unalaska, Saint Lawrence Island, Port Clarence, Cape Smyth, Point Barrow, and Herschel Island.
Topics: Knowles, Josiah Nickerson--1830-1896, Smith, Horace P., Bowhead whale, Accidents, Collisions at...
Partial log, kept by Albert C. Sherman, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1895 July 7-1896 Nov. 16; Includes descriptions of wintering at Hershel Island, types of whales (bowhead), seen or taken, indigenous people, shipboard medicine, and women and children onboard; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 954); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Albert C. Sherman, on voyage from 20 Mar. 1894-20 Nov. 1896, to the Fathom (20/24) whaling grounds;...
Topics: Knowles, Josiah Nickerson, 1830-1896, Bowhead whale, Children and the sea, Indigenous peoples,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass, mastered by M. Millard and Leander C. Owen, on voyage 9 Sept. 1879-10 Oct. 1880 to the Western, Coast of Brazil, Brazil Banks, On the Line and Arctic Ocean whaling grounds; owner-agent: William Lewis; built at Bath, Me., 1879
Topics: Blackfish, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Humpback whale, Right whales, Seafaring life, Sperm whale,...
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Sketches of William Gilkerson
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Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford. Mass., mastered by John S. Reynolds, on voyage from 21 Jan. 1892-6 Oct. 1894 to the Cape Verde, Cornell, False Banks, Brazil Banks, Falkland, Coast of Chile, Off Shore, On the Line, Hawaiian Islands, Northwest Coast, Anadyr Sea, Arctic Ocean, Bristol Bay and Hatteras whaling grounds; owner-agent: Taber, Gordon & Co.; built at New Bedford, Mass., 1852
Topics: Blackfish, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Humpback whale, Killer whale,...
Log, kept by mate Josiah Foster, relating to whaling voyage to the Sea of Okhotsk and North Atlantic and Pacific oceans; Includes descriptions of whales seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, and punishment on ship; and accounts and inventories of whale oil and bone. Other places represented include Stanley Harbor, Socorro Island, Honolulu, Koloa, and Lahaina; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by James A. Hamilton, on voyage 18 Oct. 1865-11 Apr. 1871 to the Cape Horn,...
Topics: Bourne, Jonathan, 1811-1889, Hamilton, James A., b. 1826, Marine accidents, Punishment, Seafaring...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Thomas Mellen, on voyage from 15 Dec. 1881-21 Nov. 1882 to the San Antonio and Coast of Brazil whaling grounds: owner-agent: William Lewis, built at Bath, Me., 1877
Topics: Blackfish, Punishment, Seafaring life, Sperm whale, Whalers (Persons), Whalers (Persons)--Death,...
Partial log, kept by James McKenzie, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Partial log, kept by James McKenzie, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans
Topics: Swift & Perry, Blackfish, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale, Humpback...
Log, kept by Joseph Dias, Jr. relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of Holmes Hole, Mass., mastered by Frederick William Manter, on voyage from 2 Sept. 1847-21 Apr. 1850 to the Hatteras, Cornell, Ionga, Japan, Coast of Kamchatka, Okhotsk Sea, East China Sea, Arctic Ocean, and Southeast Atlantic whaling grounds; owner-agent: Thomas Bradley; built at New York, N.Y., 1835
Topics: Bradley, Thomas, Manter, Frederick William, Blackfish, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Gray whale,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Sea of Okhotsk; 1856 Oct. 20-1860 Aug. 28; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, mutiny, and punishment on ship; and whale stamps and list of provisions used.Other places represented include Honolulu, Maui, Oahu, Aitutaki Atoll, Raroto
Topics: Lowen, William, J.B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Marine accidents, Mutiny, Punishment,...
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Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea; 1890 Apr. 19-1892 Sept. 30; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken (blue, bowhead, gray, killer, and white whale), death at sea, indigenous people, and shipboard medicine. Other places represented include Herschel Island, Port Clarence, Point Barrow, and Dutch Harbor; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 912); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by...
Topics: Knowles, Josiah Nickerson, 1830-1896, Tilton, James A., Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Gray whale,...
Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1905 Mar. 1-1905 Nov. 3; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead, finback, gray, white), seen or taken, seals, walrus, and fire on ship; and whale stamps (drawings of heads of bowhead whales). Other places represented include Dutch Harbor, Saint Lawrence Island, Nome, and Point Barrow; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 213); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Hartson...
Topics: William Lewis & Son (San Francisco, Calif.), Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Gray whale,...
Log, kept by John R. Collins, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans and Okhotsk Sea;%
Topics: Pendleton, Gilbert, Williams, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback...
Partial log, kept by Benjamin F. Sparks, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific; 1891 Mar. 24-1891 Oct. 3; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken including bowhead, finback, and right whale, desertions, and ship iced in and towed out of ice; Repository also has microfilm of the Logbook (Reel 290); Logbook also contains logs (ODHS
Topics: Coffin, Edwin, b. ca. 1850, Wright, Bowne, Bowhead whale, Deserters, Naval, Finback whale,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Indian oceans; 1849 Aug. 16-1851 July 19; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm whales) seen or taken, accidents at sea, mutiny, rescues, illnesses of crew members, and punishment on ship. Other places represented include Praia, Honolulu, Aitutaki Atoll, and Bay of Islands; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 267); Whaling vessel, out of New...
Topics: Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880, Soule, George H., Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray...
Log, kept by A. F. Weeks, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Charles E. Weeks on voyage from Mar. 1894-Nov. 1895 to the Western Arctic whaling grounds; owner-agent: Josiah N. Knowles; built at Bath, Me., 1883
Topics: Knowles, Josiah Nickerson, 1830-1896, Weeks, Charles, Globicephala, Seafaring life, Voyages and...
Log, kept by Albert C. Sherman, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, South Pacific, and Arctic oceans, and Sea of Japan.$bIncludes descriptions of whales (finback and killer), seals, and walrus seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, arctic disaster, fire on ship, punishment on ship, and shipwrecks; and list of supplies. Other places represented include Pleasant Island (Nauru), Saipan, Point Hope, Cape Thompson. and Point Barrow; Whaling vessel; out of San Francisco, Calif.,...
Topics: Smith, Gilbert L, Desertions, Naval, Finback whale, Killer whale, Marine accidents, Punishment,...
Partial log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk and Japan seas.$bIncludes descriptions of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm), seen or taken, accidents at sea, punishment on ship, shipboard medicine, and indigenous people; and whale stamps, ship stamps, and accounts. Other places represented include Faial Island, Talcahuano, Shantarskie Islands, Honolulu, Apia, Hakodate-shi,...
Topics: Gray, James, whaling master, Harding, Thomas C., Sylvanus Thomas & Company, Blackfish, Blue...
Log, kept by William M. Stetson, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of Fairhaven, Mass., mastered by Asa E. Copeland, on voyage from 3 Oct. 1853-9 May 1857 to the Western, Cape Verde, Cornell, Coast of Brazil, Albrolhos, Platte, Falkland Islands, Coast of Chile, On The Line, Hawaii, Kamchatka, Anadyr Sea, Callao, Galapagos, Off Shore, Kodiak, Northwest Coast, and California Coast whaling grounds; owner-agnet: I.F. Terry; built at Bath, Me.,...
Topics: Blackfish, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Humpback whale, Indigenous...
Log, kept by Nathaniel C. Ransom, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1869 Nov. 9-1871 Nov. 11; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, and sperm whales) and walrus seen or taken, accidents at sea, arctic disaster, indigenous people, scrimshaw, shipboard medicine, and shipwrecks, and inventories of whale oil and bone; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 690); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford,...
Topics: Dean, Aaron, Brownell, William O, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale, Humpback...
Log, kept by Andrew S. Sarvent, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1859 Aug. 10-1863 Aug. 1; Includes whale stamps, crew list, list of whales seen or taken, list of goods bought at Yokohama, and record of letters sent home to wife; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 14); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Andrew S. Sarvent, on voyage from 10 Aug. 1859-18 Apr. 1864; Owner-agent: J.B. Wood
Topics: J.B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons),...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Abraham Pierce on voyage from 10 Mar. 1858-22 July 1860 to the Arctic Ocean whaling grounds
Topics: Pierce, Abraham, Globicephala, Seafaring life, Shipwrecks, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons),...
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William Gilkerson sketchbook
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Log, kept by Benjamin F. Pierce, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken (blackfish, bowhead, finback, humpback, right, and sperm whales), accidents and death at sea, collisions at sea, punishment on ship, and children and women on ship including shipmaster's wife and daughter; and whale stamps, accounts, crew list, and poems.Other places represented include Faial, Santiago, Valparaiso,...
Topics: Kollock, Lemuel, Taber, Daniel H. (Daniel Howland), 1809-1859, Bowhead whale, Children and the sea,...
Journal, kept by Washington Fosdick, relating to a whaling voyage the Western Arctic, North and South Pacific Oceans; 1857 April 23-1858 December 12; Includes pen and ink illustrations of ships seen, landfalls, volcanos, and whales seen and taken; Places seen include Mt. St. Elias, Middleton's Island, Ounimak Pass, Diomede Islands, Aitutaki (Cook Islands), and New Zealand; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 17); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Frederick...
Topics: Slocum, Frederick, shipmaster, Ashley, Abraham, Seafaring life, Whales, Voyages and travels,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, North Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1851 Oct. 10-1854 Feb. 16; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, hump
Topics: Church, Nathan, shipowner, Clough, Benjamin, 1819-1889, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala,...
Log/journal, kept by two first mates, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans; 1871 Oct. 17-1872 Aug. 21; Includes descriptions of types of whales and walrusses seen or taken, indigenous peoples, and the disaster and abandonment of their ship in the Arctic; together with ink drawings of whales, crew list, inventories of oil and bone, and account of provisions used. Other places represented include Cape Verde, Honolulu, Juan Fernâandez Islands, and Point Barrow;...
Topics: Macomber, George H., Loum Snow & Son (New Bedford, Mass.), Bone, Indigenous peoples, Seafaring...
Log, kept by Giles P. Slocum, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1896 Mar. 18-1896 Oct. 31; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 10); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Giles P. Slocum on voyage from 17 Mar.-1 Nov. 1896; Agent-owner: William Lewis; Built at Port Jefferson, N.Y., 1877
Topics: Lewis, William L., 1834-1904, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons), Whales,...
Journal of a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Includes descriptions of marine life and whales seen or taken, accidents, illnesses, deaths at sea, desertions, fights, punishments, carving scrimshaw, interactions with natives, taking on provisions at various ports, trading with natives, shipboard medicine, and shipboard dentistry in the form of tooth pulling. Also contains whale drawings and several watercolor illustrations. The crew played instruments and sang as a means of...
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Topics: King, Henry, Bonsal, Stephen, Ajax (Ship)--Sightings and encounters, Callao (Ship)--Sightings and...
Log, kept by Benjamin Franklin Wing, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Includes descriptions of types of whales (polar/bowhead whales) and polar bears seen or taken, Arctic disaster, and shipwrecks; and account of provisions used and provisions taken onboard and inventories of whale oil. Other places represented include Kauai; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by West Mitchell (replaced by Benjamin Franklin Wing, at Honolulu, 18 Apr. 1881),...
Topics: Finback whale, Globicephala, Humpback whale, Ice--Arctic regions, Killer whale, Marine accidents,...
Partial log, kept by Mathew Baker, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans and Sea of Okhotsk; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by John Sands, on voyage from 5 Nov. 1851-30 May 1855, to the San Antonio, False Banks, Galapagos, Arctic Ocean, Tuamotus, and Ohkotsk Sea whaling grounds; owner-agent: Charles R. Tucker & Co.; built at Rochester, N.Y., 1839
Topics: Sands, John, Charles R. Tucker & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Blackfish, Bowhead whale,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Includes list of provisions; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 10); Whaling vessel, out of Fairhaven, Mass., mastered by David Marston on voyage from 26 Nov. 1855-25 Apr. 1859; Agent-owner: Jenney
Topics: Marston, David, shipmaster, Jenney & Tripp (Fairhaven, Mass.), Seafaring life, Ships--Equipment...
Log, kept by Thomas Birnbaum, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1897 Mar. 2-1897 Oct. 14; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents at sea, arctic disaster, and ship frozen in with some crew leaving and later returning; and crew list. Other places represented include Unalaska, St. Lawrence Island, and Cape Prince of Wales; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 257); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by Joseph Whiteside, on...
Topics: Lewis, William L., 1834-1904, Whiteside, Jos. (Joseph), Ice--Arctic regions, Marine accidents,...
Log, kept by George F. Tilton, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by S.F. Cottle on voyage from 10 Mar. 1900-17 Nov. to the Arctic Ocean, Anadyr Sea, and Herschel Island whaling grounds; owner-agent: William Lewis; built at Bath, Me., 1886
Topics: Cottle, S.F. (Stephen F.), Lewis, William, Bowhead whale, Globicephala, Marine accidents, Seafaring...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by James H. Knowles, on voyage from 7 Aug. 1866- 2 May 1870 to the Atlantic, Arctic, and Chukchi Sea whaling grounds; owner-agent: George and Matthew Howland; built at New Bedford, Mass., 1834.
Topics: Arctic Ocean--Description and travel, Chukchi Sea--Description and travel, Faial...
Log, kept by Anson D. Streeter and then Alonzo Skiff, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans;%2
Topics: Billings, Randall, shipmaster, Howland, Edward Wing, 1804-1879, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by William H. Koon, on voyage from 26 Sept. 1871-15 Apr. 1876 to the San Antonio, Coast of Chile, On The Line, Anadyr Sea, Arctic, and Kodiak whaling grounds; owner-agent: Swift & Allen; built at New Bedford, Mass., 1855
Topics: Blackfish, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Gray whale, Humpback whale, Indigenous...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif.,mastered by John A. Cook, on voyage from 20 Dec. 1892 to 10 Nov. 1896 to the Arctic Ocean whaling grounds; owner-agent: William Lewis; built at Bath, Me., 1892
Topics: Marine accidents, Punishment, Rescues, Seafaring life, Whalers (Persons), Whalers (Persons)--Death,...
Log, kept by James S. Carter, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass.,mastered by George F. Bauldry, on voyage from 6 July 1876-Oct. 1877 to the Western, Coast of Chile, Arctic Ocean and On The Line whaling grounds; owner-agent: Swift & Allen; built at New Bedford, Mass., 1855
Topics: Blackfish, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Humpback whale, Indigenous peoples, Killer whale, Marine...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by John Mac Innis, on voyage from 31 Mar. 1894-7 Nov. 1895 to the Arctic Ocean whaling grounds; owner-agent: William Lewis; built at Bath, Me., 1886
Topics: MacInnis, John, shipmaster, Lewis, William, Bowhead whale, Children and the sea, Indigenous...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of Sag Harbor, N.Y., mastered by Mercator Cooper, on voyage from 7 Aug. 1851-1855 to the Off Southwest Coast of Africa, Coast of Kamchatka, Chatham Island, Balleny Islands, Japan, and Anadyr Seawhaling grounds; owner-agent Huntting Cooper; built at Newbury, Mass., 1831
Topics: Cooper, Huntting, Cooper, Mercator, 1803-1872, Blackfish, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale,...
Log, kept by Albert C. Sherman, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, sperm) and seals seen or taken, arctic disaster, and shipwrecks; and inventory of whale oil and bone. Other places represented include Honolulu; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Albert C. Sherman, on voyage 6 May 1884-11 Nov. 1885 to the Northeast Atlantic, Brazil Banks, near...
Topics: Lewis, William L., 834-1904, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale,...
Log, kept by first mate William F. Joseph, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; 1894 Dec. 4-1895 Nov. 7; Includes accounts, crew list, inventory of whale oil, and list of supplies shipped; Ships spoken or gammed include: Alice Knowles (Bark), p. 112-113, 116, 120, 132-134, 136, 138, 141-143, 150-151, 154, 157-158; Andrew Hicks (Bark), p. 116, 138, 140-141, 145, 149-151, 154; Bear (Ship), p. 134; Hidalgo (Brig), p. 133-136, 145; Horatio (Bark), p. 150-151, 156; Lydia (Bark), p. 116;...
Topics: Lewis, William L., 1834-1904, West, Ellsworth Luce, 1864-1949, Alice Knowles (Bark), Andrew Hicks...
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Log, kept by Hartson H. Bodfish, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean and Chukchi Sea; 1888 Feb. 11-1888 Nov. 5; Includes descriptions of types of whales (bowhead, finback, right), and seals seen or taken, accidents at sea, indigenous people, rescues, and shipwrecks. Other places represented include Port Clarence, Point Hope, Cape Smyth, Point Barrow, Harrison Bay, and Camden Bay; Repository also has microfilm of Logbook (Reel 912); Logbook also contains log (ODHS
Topics: Dexter, Henry G., Pacific Steam Whaling Co., Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Indigenous peoples,...
Partial log, kept by James M. Willis, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass.,mastered by James M. Willis, on voyage from 24 Aug. 1865-7 June 1870 to the Arctic Ocean whaling grounds; owner-agent: Gideon Allen & Son; built at Fairhaven, Mass., 1844
Topics: Gideon Allen & Son (New Bedford, Mass.), Globicephala, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels,...
Partial log (absract), kept by Jason L. Braley, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1851 Jan. 30-1853 Jan. 21; Includes verse; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 12); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Robert T. Wyatt, on voyage from 20 Nov. 1850-12 May 1853; Owner-agent: Swift
Topics: Wyatt, Robert T., Swift & Allen (New Bedford, Mass.), Seafaring life, Voyages and travels,...
Partial log, kept by Clothier Pierce Jr., related to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic Oceans; 1853 Nov.15-1854 Nov. 22; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 36); Logbook also contains logs (319A, 319C, 319D, 319E, and 319F) of voyages of ship Eliza Adams (1852-1853), ship Sea (1854-1855), bark Marion (1860-1863), ship Addison (1866-1867), and ship Minnesota (1868-1871); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Michael Cumisky on voyage from 21 Dec. 1851-1 Sept....
Topics: Jones, Edward Coffin, 1805-1880, Cumiskey, Michael, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by M.V.B. Millard, on voyage 10 Mar. 1897-7 Nov. 1898 to the Arctic Ocean whaling grounds; owner-agent: William Lewis; built at Bath, Me., 1880
Topics: Bowhead whale, Indigenous peoples, Marine accidents, Mutiny, Punishment, Rescues, Seafaring life,...
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William Gilkerson sketchbook.
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Log, kept by Benjamin Franklin Homan, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans. Contains description of types of whales seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, fire on ship, mutiny, indigenous people, rescues at sea and shipboard medicine; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Charles Slocum, on voyage from 8 Oct. 1850-10 May 1853 to the North Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Kamchatka Sea, and Anadyr Sea whaling grounds; owner-agent:Charles Hitch;...
Topics: Blackfish, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Gray whale, Humpback whale, Indigenous...
Partial journal of a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic Oceans. Includes descriptions of whales seen and taken, deaths at sea, accidents, illnesses, mutinous behavior, fights, injuries, shipboard medicine, punishments, desertions. Also contains whale stamps and list of men discharged during the voyage. The keeper recorded some entries in 1862 out of order. The keeper recopied the entries for 11 January 1861 and 15 January 1861 at the end of the journal. The keeper writes of insubordinate...
Topics: Bowhead whale, Humpback whale, Sperm whale, Walrus, Porpoises, Accidents, Desertion, Naval...
Partial log, kept by Theophilus Morgan Brown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New London, Conn., mastered by Theophilus Morgan Brown, on voyage from Aug. 1859-Mar. 1862 to the North Pacific and Western Arctic whaling grounds; owner-agent: Williams & Barnes; built at Kensington, Pa., 1811
Topics: Williams & Barnes (New London, Conn.), Globicephala, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean. Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, deaths at sea, interactions with indigenous people, punishment on ship, and women at sea. Also contains contains a description of a New Year's party, account of coal consumption, and weather log. Other places represented include Unalaska, Saint Lawrence Island, Port Clarence, Cape Smyth, Point Barrow, and Herschel Island.
Topics: Cushman, Benjamin, Sawin, Ezekial, Globicephala, Finback whale, Elephant seals, Seals (Animals),...
Log, kept by G.B. Mearn, Mr. Bailey, and mate Mr. Cowles, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Sulu Sea; 1848 May 19-1852 May 18; Includes descriptions of%2
Topics: Bailey, Mr., Bunker, Henry C., b. 1797, Coffin, Benjamin F., 1813-1889, Cowles, Mr., Deserters,...
Partial log, kept by William Peets, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1850 Sept. 20-1851 Aug. 20; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, and mutiny. Other places represented include Faial and Oahu; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 273); Contains the names of vessels and masters spoken throughout the voyage; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by John P. Carr, on voyage 21 Sept. 1850-13 June 1853 to...
Topics: Carr, John P., Isaac Howland, Jr. & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Marine accidents, Mutiny,...
Log, kept by Samuel L. Wood, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, North Pacific, and Arctic oceans, Bering Sea, and Okhotsk Sea; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm whales), walrus, and seal seen or taken and accidents and death at sea, and shipwrecks; and whale stamps, ship stamps, drawing of whaling ship, ink drawings of anchors (denoting ship in port), ink drawings of ships (denoting ships spoken), accounts,...
Topics: Child, Shubel P., Waldron, Nelson J., Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale, Humpback whale,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic Oceans; Whaling vessel, out of Sag Harbor, N.Y., mastered by Mercator Cooper, on voyage from 21 July 1847-1850 to the Western Island, Pigeon, Tristan, Crozet, French Rock, On the Line, Okhotsk Sea, Coast of Kamchatka, Anadyr Sea, and Arctic Ocean whaling grounds; owner-agent Huntting Cooper; built at Philadelphia, Pa., 1819
Topics: Cooper, Huntting, Cooper, Mercator, 1803-1872, Blackfish, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Finback whale,...
Logbook of a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Includes descriptions of whales seen or taken, punishment on ship, and shipboard medicine complete with a list of medicinal recipes. Also contains a chart and a description of a U.S. Naval firing on a native fort at Madagascar. Other places represented include São Tiago Island, Anjouan, Mahé, Zanzibar, and Aldabra Islands. Whaling grounds include: East Cape Grounds, Zanzibar Grounds, Mahé Banks Grounds, and Delagos Bay...
Topics: Johnson, Rhodolphus B., Globicephala, Blue whale, Finback whale, Gray whale, Humpback whale, Killer...
Log, kept by Theodore D Bartley relating to a whaling voyage to the Arctic Ocean; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, mastered by Daniel Wood and Wilbur P. Manchester on voyage from 22 Oct. 1851-24 May 1854 to the Cape Horn, Hawaiian, Kamchatka, Arctic Ocean, Anadyr, and Cape Bering whaling grounds; owner-agent: I Howland Jr. & Co.; built at New Bedford, Mass., 1842
Topics: Manchester, Wilbur P., Wood, Daniel D., I. Howland Jr. & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Blackfish,...
Partial log, kept by Calivin J. Reynolds, relating to a whaling voyage to the Indian, North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by John Fisher on voyage from 1 July 1845-23 Mar. 1848 to the Middle whaling grounds; owner-agent: A.H. Howland; built at Hartford, Conn., 1809
Topics: Fisher, John, Howland A. H. (Abraham H.), Blackfish, Finback whale, Finback whale, Humpback whale,...
Log, kept by first mate J.R. S
Topics: Packard, Timothy C., Taber, Gordon & Company (New Bedford, Mass.), Anchors, Coffins, Diplomatic...
Partial log, kept by Joseph Tinker, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Bering Sea; 1857 Oct. 8-1860 July 12; Includes descriptions of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm), seals, and walrus seen or taken, death at sea, and indigenous people; and whale stamps, accounts, inventory%2
Topics: West, Simeon N., Bowhead whale, Finback whale, Globicephala, Gray whale, Humpback whale, Indigenous...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific Ocean; 1896 Mar. 17-1896 Nov. 9; Repository also has microfilm of the Log (Reel 13); Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco, Calif., mastered by David F. Devoll, on voyage from 17 Mar. 1896-10 Nov. 1896; Owner-agent: L.
Topics: Devoll, David F., L. & F.R. Brightman (San Francisco, Calif.), Seafaring life, Voyages and...
Partial log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Western Arctic Oceans; 1865 Nov. 2-1866 Nov. 22; Includes pen and ink drawing and accounts; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 12); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Thomas B. Hathaway, on voyage from 2 Nov. 1865-1 May 1869; Owner-agent: Edmund Maxfield; Built at Rochester, Mass., in 1840; Sold to New London, Conn., and converted to bark, 1864; Added to New Bedford fleet, 1865
Topics: Hathaway, Thomas B., Maxfield, Edmund, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers (Persons),...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans, and Okhotsk Sea; 1858 Oct. 4-1862 Aug. 3; Includes descriptions of types of whales seen or taken, ships spoken to, indigenous people, crew members illnesses including scurvy and tuberculosis, accidents and death at sea, punishment on ship, ship stuck in Arctic ice, rescues, and C
Topics: Kehew, John, Maxfield, Edmund, Simmons, John E., shipmaster, Wood, Daniel D., Ice--Arctic regions,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the North Pacific and Arctic oceans; Whaling vessel, out of San Francisco Calif., mastered by Charles W. Fisher, W.T. Macomber, B.B. Worth, and George W. Porter, on voyage from 4 Dec. 1890-8 Nov. 1891 to the North Pacific, Coast of Hawaii, Coast of Japan, and Aleutian Islands whaling grounds; owner-agent: Frederick Smith
Topics: Fisher, Charles W., whaling master, Macomber, W.T., Porter, George W., shipmaster, Swift, Frederick...
Logbook of a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans.$bIncludes descriptions of whales seen or taken and accidents at sea. Also contains accounts, children's drawings, and inventories of oil and bone. The keeper noted his 30th birthday on August 7, 1838. The keeper notes that the captain was sick at one point during this voyage. The keeper writes of a "suspicious" brig and schooner (possibly pirates) trying to sail towards the vessel but sailed away when unable to...
Topics: West, Isaiah, Gibbs and Jenney, Brunswick (Ship)--Sightings and encounter, LaGrange...
Log, kept by Lewis H. Lawrence, relating to a whaling voyage to the Atlantic, South Pacific, and Arctic oceans; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, right, and sperm), seals, and walrus seen or taken, accidents at sea, mutiny, punishment on ship, shipboard medicine, desertions, and women on ship; and whale stamps, drawings, and list of provisions. Other places represented include Faial Island, Cape Verde, Saint Paul Island, Raoul Island,...
Topics: J.B. Wood & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), Bowhead whale, Desertions, Naval, Finback whale,...
Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific Ocean; 1849 May 9-1853 June 3; Includes list of provisions used; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 17); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Pardon Taber, Jr., on voyage from 9 May 1849-3 June 1853; Owner-agent: George Howland; Built at Philadelphia, Pa., 1801
Topics: Howland, George, 1806-1892, Taber, Pardon, 1817-1884, Seafaring life, Ships--Equipment and...
Logbook of a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Includes descriptions of whales seen or taken, a death at sea, interactions with natives, and punishments. Also contains whale stamps, accounts, newspaper clippings, and inventories of oil and bone. Other places represented include Assumption Island (Seychelles), Jamestown (Saint Helena), and the Molucca Passage. While ashore at Aldabra Island in the Seychelles, the crew took five turtles. Whaling grounds include the Mahe grounds.
Topics: Globicephala, Blue whale, Finback whale, Killer whale, Sperm whale, Turtles, Indigenous...
Journal of a whaling voyage to the Atlantic Ocean. Includes description of whales seen and taken. Also contains whale sketches.
Topics: Charles (Ship : 1817-1855)--Sightings and encounters, Good Return (Ship)--Sightings and encounters,...
Log, kept by Solomon R. Locke, relating to a voyage to the Arctic Ocean; Whaling vessel, out of Newport, RI, mastered by Nathaniel Fales, Jr., on voyage from Dec 1850-May 1854 to the Western Arctic whaling grounds; owner-agent: J.S. Munroe built at Yarmouth, Me., 1844
Topics: Fales, Nathaniel, Jr., Munroe J.S., Globicephala, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers...
Logbook of a whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Includes descriptions of whales seen or taken, illnesses, desertions, deaths at sea, punishments, a rescue, and shipboard medicine. Also contains a crew list. This voyage is notable for the rescue of several Fenian prisoners held in Fremantle (Australia) in April 1876. After getting the prisoners onboard the vessel, the Catalpa was pursued by the steamship Georgette of the British Navy before the vessel sailed into open sea and back...
Topics: Anthony, George Smith--1843-1913, Richardson, John T, Reynolds, James, Smith, Samuel P., Platina...
Log kept by John Randall, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic oceans; 1849 Aug. 15-1851 Mar. 10; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 294); Whaling vessel, out of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Charles Henry Adams on voyage from 15 Aug. 1849-15 Mar. 1851 to the South and North Pacific and Western Arctic whaling grounds; Agent-owner: Thomas Mandell; Built at New Bedford, 1842; Logbook in English
Topics: Adams, Charles Henry, Mandell, Thomas, 1792-1870, Seafaring life, Voyages and travels, Whalers...